NodeJS Developer - London - £65,000 - £75,000

NodeJS Developer, London
£65,000 - £75,000


Job Description:

Our client believes that fairer access to technology will make the world a better place. Their focus is on improving smartphone access in countries where credit systems are often underdeveloped or non-existent. As a socially conscious company, they are aiming to improve lives and narrow the technology access gap. The company are a small start-up, so you will have an immediate impact on both the Android team and the company as a whole.


As an addition to the backend and web team, we are looking for someone who is passionate about clean and well-architected code. You would contribute to both the backend API and potentially the front-end occasionally.

As a backend developer you will:

·         Develop and extend the reach of our existing applications for the backend platform

·         Collaborate with our product owner to deliver features and continue to optimize their performance post-release Develop and produce functional solutions in accordance with architecture design standards and code standards

·         Ensure projects are delivered on time and to a high standard

·         Take part in code reviews for other developers

·         Contribute to continuous improvements in the team resulting in greater efficiency, quality, and productivity


What we are looking for:

·         3+ years experience in backend/server-side development

·         Comfortable coding in Node.js (experience is preferable, but not necessary)

·         Quality-led approach to development (TDD and BDD)

·         Security conscious, knowledgeable of best practices around building secure applications

·         Comfortable in a cloud computing environment (AWS)


Bonus points for:

·         Knowledge of serverless or FaaS paradigm

·         Experience with AWS

·         Comfort being full-stack, especially Knowledge of React / Redux framework

·         Worked as part of Agile, Scrum, XP or Kanban teams

·         Oauth authentication